Friday, February 7, 2014

Ready for conference registration?

Registration for SCBWI Western Washington's 23rd Writing & Illustrating for Children Conference, which will be held April 12 – 13, 2014, is right around the corner! We expect registration to launch this weekend or early next week. In the meantime, refresh your memory about who will join us:

Award-winning & bestselling keynote speakers:
Kim Baker, author
Franny Billingsley, author  
Renata Liwska, author/illustrator

Publishing staff:     
Justin Chanda, publisher, Simon & Schuster BFYR
Claudia Gabel, executive editor, Katherine Tegen Books
Lauren Rille, associate art director, Simon & Schuster 

Alexandra Penfold, agent, Upstart Crow
Susan Hawk, agent, The Bent Agency
Holly McGhee, agent, Pippin Properties

This year's event will feature:
  • A Kid Lit Drink Night on Friday
  • A variety master classes on Saturday
  • Roundtable critiques on Saturday
  • Conference keynotes and breakout sessions on Sunday
  • New lower rates and the opportunity to attend only on Sunday
  • Art portfolio displays and published attendee celebration
Watch your email inbox closely over the coming days for your registration invitation; the most popular opportunities typically fill quickly.

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